Balloons-A-Plenty cobbles colorful mylar and latex balloons into festive bouquets for a variety of occasions. Customers can order a standard balloon bouquet ($19.99) with two 18-inch Mylar and three 12-inch latex balloons, before tying them down with the provided weight or an obliging sumo wrestler. Unique balloon-stuffing services ($10) can wrap gifts and treats into a large, see-through balloon and bow, and a heart-shaped Valentine's gift basket ($15.99) showcases a teddy bear, flower, and candy. The store can deliver items within a 20-mile radius ($10), sparing customers from having to grease the wheels on their horse-drawn chariots.
Supplying artists of all ages since the 1960s, Alabama Art Supply thrives off of a network of artists that connects interested visitors to classes, workshops, art associations, and other opportunities. The store's staff assist budding artists in choosing painting necessities from a vast selection of paints which include professional quality brands such as Winsor & Newton. They can also recommend products including canvases, clay, and fine art supplies that suits both professional and amateur artists.
The flower tamers at Cleveland Florist have been crafting artful bouquets for five decades. The True Romance Bouquet from the Faith Hill Collection abounds with one dozen long-stem red roses, elegantly cradled in a metalized ceramic vase. This bumblebee nirvana is accentuated with seeded eucalyptus, variegated pittosporum, and seven brownie points. Delivery fees are not included with this Groupon, but can be purchased at the normal rate.
Every four to five weeks, Improv Comedy Underground puts on an unscripted, interactive show filled with spontaneous jokes and side-tickling chortles. Each show consists of a group of improvisational performers who participate in a series of wit-testing games led by a host and audience suggestions. Because of the on-the-fly nature of the hour-long shows, the content isn't always predictable and may contain adult language and humor, so it's not recommended for young children or stoic philosophers in the midst of vision quests.
The locally owned and operated Freckles offers unique gift items and apparel in a cozy boutique setting. Hand-picked by owners Heather and Brian Lucas, the impressive selection includes items for all treasured family, friends, and kickball teammates. Browse women’s fashions from Tracy Negoshian and Pink Herron ($15-$82), or piles of men’s polos from Yellowhammer ($19.50-$68). Wicked Needle provides precious children’s clothing that can be embroidered with a little one’s name, monogram, or serial number. Get a leg up on holiday shopping with Bauble LuLu customizable jewelry and Crimson Elephant frames made from reclaimed wood ($38-$125). House wares such as cake plates, stemware, and dishes get personalized with vinyl lettering and adornments in a variety of colors. Should the abundant inventory prove overwhelming, friendly and knowledgeable staff members will gladly help you find just the thing to keep for yourself, give to a loved one, or bait an impoverished old-timey baseball player.